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Globe boosts Twitter use in PH with new promo


Keeping up with the social networking phenomenon in the Philippines with the continued growth in the use of Twitter among Filipinos, Globe Telecom launched its newest offer giving subscribers free access to Twitter on their mobile phones.

Available to Globe Prepaid and TM subscribers with internet-capable handsets*, the Free Twitter promo is accessible via mobile.twitter.com, the mobile version of http://www.twitter.com. The promo allows users to use the main features of Twitter through their mobile phones such as posting tweets and re-tweets, following friends, and editing privacy settings.
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Posted by on June 26, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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Mobile Internet on the rise in RP, says Smart

Mobile Internet usage in the Philippines is growing rapidly, on the back of attractive smartphone offers bundled with mobile data.

First quarter mobile Internet revenues of leading wireless operator Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), for example, rose 71%, as reported by parent company Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT).

According to Chief Wireless Advisor Orlando B. Vea, the explosive increase in mobile Internet usage among Smart’s subscribers was driven in the first quarter mainly by a “solid portfolio of postpaid data plans bundled with best-in-class smartphones”.

Smart launched in the first quarter its limited-edition Data Plan 1000, which bundled free calls, SMS, and mobile Internet, with a choice from a slew of ‘power’ smartphones from all the top manufacturers, at discounted and amortized prices. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 15, 2012 in Smart Communications

 

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Mobile Internet on the rise in RP as smartphone use spikes

Mobile Internet usage in the Philippines is growing rapidly on the back of the rising popularity of smartphones, tablets and other non-computer Web-enabled devices.

Mobile Internet revenues of leading wireless operator Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) for example doubled from half a billion last year to P1.1 billion as of September 2011.
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Posted by on November 11, 2011 in Smart Communications

 

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Globe Launches Facebook for Every Phone

Globe and Facebook announced that Globe is now offering its subscribers a new Facebook mobile application for Java-based feature phones. Globe is also sponsoring the launch by enabling subscribers to download and use the application for three months without incurring any data charges.

The Facebook for Every Phone application provides a better and faster Facebook experience for feature phones than other similar applications and mobile sites. It brings Facebook’s most popular features and user experience to a wide range of Java handsets, and is optimized for speed and performance on the Globe network. This application includes several new and unique features that enable people to stay connected and easily share through Facebook including faster browsing of News Feed stories and photos, easy photo uploads from your phone, synchronize local address book contacts with Facebook friends, and one-time download of application.
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Posted by on August 15, 2011 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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You’re on with Globe: Taking mobile internet to the next level

These days, what are you more likely to leave behind: your wallet or your mobile phone? Better yet, can you remember what life was like before mobile phones?

With technology moving at supersonic speed, the mobile phone has definitely evolved to fill many needs. And these changes have not just made life easier, but also more interesting and exciting. Gone are the days when your mobile phone is only capable of sending text messages, making calls, or composing ring tones.
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Posted by on July 29, 2011 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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Surf the web your way with Smart’s “Always On” Internet packages

Leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) is introducing a new way for subscribers to enjoy the Internet as it launches its new “Always On” Internet packages.

Always On is a volume-based package which allows casual mobile Internet surfers to pay only for the data they wish to consume.
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Posted by on July 28, 2011 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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Mobile browsing now available for TM subscribers

With the increasing growth of mobile data in the Philippines, Touch Mobile (TM), Globe Telecom’s fast growing prepaid brand, has launched its very own mobile internet service. TM subscribers can now enjoy surfing the internet using their mobile phones at a very affordable rate.

For only P5 valid for 15 minutes of use, subscribers can now use their TM-powered phones to post status updates, send an e-mail, do research, upload photos, play online games, and download mobile applications. This mobile browsing service is the lowest browsing denomination available for mobile internet users today.
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Posted by on July 18, 2011 in TM

 

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